The Calvin Report: Former Gunners' striker, like many modern professionals, wants to be pampered like a dowager’s favourite pussy cat
Gunners host Cardiff without Mesut Özil, Aaron Ramsey, Olivier Giroud and Kieran Gibbs
The Gunners' manager admits Newcastle will be a severe test but feels his team have the freshness to cope with festive run
A look ahead of this week’s fixture at St James’s Park
Arsenal playmaker joined up with his international team-mates on Wednesday
The Belgian international has struggled to break into the side in 2013
Aaron Ramsey scores only goal of the game to keep Gunners top of Champions League Group F
Big week for the Gunners with trips to Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United
Ozil shines as Wilshere is relegated to the bench for impressive victory
The Gunners sit top of the Premier League table despite a lengthy injury list
The striker returned to action for the Gunners in midweek against West Brom in the Capital One Cup
The Gunners scraped past West Brom on penalties
So familiarity need not breed supporters’ contempt. Not the sort of contempt anyway that the Emirates crowd had shown at the opening game of the season against Aston Villa, which after four subsequent victories is slowly becoming no more than a bad memory.
Manager Arsene Wenger revealed Arsenal could yet spring a “surprise” in the final 24 hours of the transfer window after watching his team beat big-spending Tottenham 1-0 in the north London derby with a first-half goal from Olivier Giroud at the Emirates Stadium.
It is nights like this that must reaffirm Arsène Wenger’s belief that Arsenal are on the right track
Gunners on verge of Champions League group stage after win in Turkey